[PW] Mark Twain story

Lonn Taylor taylorw at fortdavis.net
Thu Nov 17 08:24:44 PST 2016


Thanks so much, Even. That is exactly what I was looking for,

Lonn Taylor
Fort Davis, Texas


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On Nov 17, 2016, at 4:54 AM, Even Hartmann Flood <even.flood at gmail.com> wrote:

> And I found it, it is chapter 53 in "Roughin It". The whole story is here:
> 
> http://www.pbs.org/marktwain/learnmore/writings_story.html
> 
> Even
> 
> On 17 November 2016 at 07:41, Even Hartmann Flood <even.flood at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Lonn,
>> 
>> The story you are looking for is in "Roughing It". I do not have time
>> to look up the chapter right now.
>> 
>> Even
>> 
>> On 17 November 2016 at 04:24, Lonn Taylor <taylorw at fortdavis.net> wrote:
>>> Dear Friends,
>>> 
>>> I am not sure how to start a new thread on this site so I am tagging along
>>> on this one.
>>> 
>>> Can anyone help me locate a Mark Twain story about a man telling a story, I
>>> think about a hog? The humor lies in the fact that every sentence leads the
>>> narrator one step further from the original premise of the story, It is
>>> very short but very funny.
>>> 
>>> Lonn Taylor
>>> Fort Davis, Texas
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>>                                (Shakespeare)
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Even Hartmann Flood,  Senior Academic Librarian, retired
> Ilevollen 3e
> N 7017 Trondheim, Norway.
> Phone: +47 73 52 53 53/ +47 95 11 58 14
> even.flood at gmail.com
> http://home.broadpark.no/~evflood/
> "Come, and take choice of all my library, and so  beguile thy sorrow."
>                                (Shakespeare)
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